• Master Programme

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Master Programme with RCCS


Heriot-Watt is Scotland's most international university, boasting the largest international student cohort. We have an established set of values that help us to nurture innovation and leadership, and show our commitment to continuous improvement and development in all our activities. With a history dating back to 1821, Heriot-Watt University has established a reputation for world-class teaching and practical, leading-edge research, which has made it one of the top UK universities for business and industry.


The School of Engineering & Physical Sciences has an international research reputation and close connection with the professional and industrial world of science, engineering and technology. Our research ranges from fundamental sciences through to engineering applications, all of which are supported by strong external funding. We connect with industry at every level and develop programmes to match their needs – so employers get work-ready industry-fit graduates.

You can find out more about our MSc Programmes and how to apply HERE.


MSc/MEng opportunities and projects


  • Development of alkali-based sorbents for CO2 capture at high temperatures - Dr. Susana Gracia
  • Synthesis of novel hydrotalcite materials for industrial carbon capture - Dr. Susana Gracia
  • Sustainable development of activated carbons for biogas upgrading applications - Dr. Susana Gracia
  • Microwave regeneration of adsorbents for CO2 capture applications - Dr. Susana Gracia
  • Simulating gas adsorption processes for CO2 capture - Dr. Susana Gracia
  • Investigation of mineral trapping on basalt formations and implications for carbon capture and storage - Dr. Susana Gracia
  • Converting carbon emissions into liquid fuels: Life Cycle Assessment - Dr. HuiZhi Wang
  • Bipolar plate flow field design for PEM fuel cells - Dr. HuiZhi Wang
  • Microfluidic fuel cells - Dr. HuiZhi Wang
  • Development of TiO2 materials for energy applications - Dr. HuiZhi Wang
  • Synthesis of gold nanoparticles for their use in photocatalytic applications - Dr. HuiZhi Wang
  • Optofluidics for Energy Conversion - Dr. Jin Xuan
  • Nanomaterial development for clean fuel production - Dr. Jin Xuan
  • Optimization of catalytic materials for clean fuel production - Dr. Jin Xuan
  • Scottish Carbon footprint Calculator - Dr. Jin Xuan

Scholarships and Fundings


If you plan to study in Scotland from 2017/18, you may be eligible for one of our 72 new Heriot-Watt scholarships. Successful Scholars will benefit from a fee reduction in one of three categories:
  • Heriot-Watt Distinction Scholarships – 100% reduction (for overseas applicants only)
  • Heriot-Watt Excellence Scholarships – 50% reduction (for overseas applicants only)
  • Heriot-Watt Merit Scholarships – 25% reduction for overseas applicants), £2,000 reduction (for Home/EU/Rest of UK applicants)
The new Postgraduate taught scholarships are open to all applicants. For more information, please visit Heriot Watt University Post-graduate page for completed list of scholarships available.

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